It is also known as Cleopatra Island. According to the myth, an unimaginable beach similar of whose wasn't existing at those times was made created by Marcus Antonius for his love queen of Egypt Cleopatra. A dream shore was created for her.
The main beach, beach of Cleopatra is north-facing and anchoring is prohibited at least in summer.
It has a better spot for anchoring in the east which is sheltered from western breeze. Since it's pier is being used by daily boats, it is better to stay on anchor. During strong nights it gets some swell. There is a nice amphitheatre in a walking distance which is worth to see.
It is also possible to anchor and take a long line ashore. The depths fall off quickly into the middle of the bay.
Prevailing wind is W, NW
Gokova Yacht Club Jetty
(in the NW corner of the bay)
Tel:+90 252 465 5148 Fax:+90 252 465 5149